Yearly Archives: 2021

/2021

Submitting NMS quarterly information

Community pharmacy contractors are reminded of the requirement to submit New Medicine Service (NMS) summary data to the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) within 10 working days from the last day of December 2021. Further information on the proce...

By |December 28th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Submitting NMS quarterly information

PhAS 2022 to start soon and review application window to open in January

The details about the revised Pharmacy Access Scheme (PhAS) for 2022 were published earlier this year. Community pharmacy contractors also received one or more letters this Autumn from the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) which indicated whether a contractor’s pharmacy/ies would: remain eligible for PhAS, with details of payment, or become eligible for PhAS with details...

By |December 23rd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PhAS 2022 to start soon and review application window to open in January

Extension for medical exemption certificates due to expire

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has agreed that all medical exemption certificates due to expire between 14 December 2021 and 1 March 2022 will be extended for a further six months from the current date of expiry. The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) will contact patients with existing medical exemptions that are...

By |December 22nd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Extension for medical exemption certificates due to expire

Thank you message to pharmacy staff

GPhC support measures Easing of revalidation requirements Work pressures in pharmacy We’d like to say thank you to pharmacy teams and owners and recognise all their hard work at this particularly challenging time.

By |December 22nd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Thank you message to pharmacy staff

Revalidation requirements until May 2022

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is extending changes to its revalidation requirements in recognition of the continuing pressures linked to the COVID-19 pandemic and in particular the Omicron variant, that pharmacy professionals are facing thi...

By |December 22nd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Revalidation requirements until May 2022